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  • An Invitation to Knot Theory

    Virtual and Classical

    By Heather A. Dye

    The Only Undergraduate Textbook to Teach Both Classical and Virtual Knot Theory An Invitation to Knot Theory: Virtual and Classical gives advanced undergraduate students a gentle introduction to the field of virtual knot theory and mathematical research. It provides the foundation for students to…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Why String Theory?

    By Joseph Conlon

    An Entertaining and Enlightening Guide to the Who, What, and Why of String Theory During the last 50 years, numerous physicists have tried to unravel the secrets of string theory. Yet why do these scientists work on a theory lacking experimental confirmation? Why String Theory? provides the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24
    CRC Press

  • Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling

    The Games People Play, Second Edition

    By Ronald J. Gould

    Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling: The Games People Play, Second Edition demonstrates how discrete probability, statistics, and elementary discrete mathematics are used in games, sports, and gambling situations. With emphasis on mathematical thinking and problem solving, the text draws on…

    Paperback – 2015-11-02
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Textbooks in Mathematics

  • From Computing to Computational Thinking

    By Paul S. Wang

    Computational Thinking (CT) involves fundamental concepts and reasoning, distilled from computer science and other computational sciences, which become powerful general mental tools for solving problems, increasing efficiency, reducing complexity, designing procedures, or interacting with humans…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Six Simple Twists

    The Pleat Pattern Approach to Origami Tessellation Design

    By Benjamin DiLeonardo-Parker

    Get Started with Tessellation Folding Six Simple Twists: The Pleat Pattern Approach to Origami Tessellation Design explains the process of designing an origami pattern. It answers the questions "how is a tessellation folded" and "what are the further possibilities." The author introduces an…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    CRC Press

  • Artificial Superintelligence

    A Futuristic Approach

    By Roman V. Yampolskiy

    A day does not go by without a news article reporting some amazing breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI). Many philosophers, futurists, and AI researchers have conjectured that human-level AI will be developed in the next 20 to 200 years. If these predictions are correct, it raises new and…

    Paperback – 2015-06-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Crafting Conundrums

    Puzzles and Patterns for the Bead Crochet Artist

    By Ellie Baker, Susan Goldstine

    Designed for crafters, puzzle lovers, and pattern designers alike, Crafting Conundrums: Puzzles and Patterns for the Bead Crochet Artist provides methods, challenges, and patterns that offer a springboard for creative exploration. All are illustrated with beautiful color diagrams and photographs.…

    Hardback – 2014-12-16
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problem Solving

    An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking

    By Marilyn A. Reba, Douglas R. Shier

    A Classroom-Tested, Alternative Approach to Teaching Math for Liberal Arts Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Problem Solving: An Introduction to Mathematical Thinking uses puzzles and paradoxes to introduce basic principles of mathematical thought. The text is designed for students in liberal arts…

    Hardback – 2014-12-15
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Mathematics for the Liberal Arts

    By Jason I. Brown

    Students See How Far a Little Math Can Take Them in Their Daily Lives Mathematics for the Liberal Arts teaches everyday mathematics topics to non-math majors at the undergraduate level. Through numerous examples and more than 600 exercises, students learn how to use math seamlessly in a variety of…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2014-12-04
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • The Geometry of Vector Fields (Routledge Revivals)

    By Yu. Aminov

    This volume, first published in 2000, presents a classical approach to the foundations and development of the geometry of vector fields, describing vector fields in three-dimensional Euclidean space, triply-orthogonal systems and applications in mechanics. Topics covered include Pfaffian forms,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Science of Computing

    Shaping a Discipline

    By Matti Tedre

    The identity of computing has been fiercely debated throughout its short history. Why is it still so hard to define computing as an academic discipline? Is computing a scientific, mathematical, or engineering discipline? By describing the mathematical, engineering, and scientific traditions of…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • The Mathematics of Games

    An Introduction to Probability

    By David G. Taylor

    The Mathematics of Games: An Introduction to Probability takes an inquiry-based approach to teaching the standard material for an introductory probability course. It also discusses different games and ideas that relate to the law of large numbers, as well as some more mathematical topics not…

    Hardback – 2014-12-01
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Textbooks in Mathematics

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